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02-12-2014 04:53 AM
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Originally Posted by beanspud View Post

 I tried making my own chocolate with coconut oil and cocoa powder before, it was rather bland.

 

Making chocolate is easier if you start with unsweetened baker's chocolate (which is dairy free)

 

How did you try to make it?

 

Coconut oil and cocoa powder would work too- but you need a LOT of cocoa powder.  Chocolate also requires some form of sugar and often salt to bring out the flavor.  Many cocoa powders, however, are just bland- you have to start with the right cocoa.  I suspect much of it is effectively stale.

 

 

 

As to Maltesers... it won't be an easy matter to make that fluffy core.

That's a matter of specialized equipment.

 

You may very well need to rig a vacuum chamber to fluff it in.

 

I'd try using a whipped cream charger on a mix of coconut oil (maybe 30%) and super-saturated melted malt.

Then transfer it into a home made vacuum chamber and inflate it (and cool it) as much as you can.

 

Something like what this guy is doing:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqcErDStLfQ

 

 

 

There are a lot of different configurations that can create a vacuum chamber.

I'm sure you can find instructables on that.

You'll probably have to spend $100 - $200 though, on building one.

02-10-2014 12:37 AM
beanspud I recently tried Jason's dark chocolate peanut butter cups, they were good. I usually go for Lindt 70% dark or Trader Joes dark. I tried making my own chocolate with coconut oil and cocoa powder before, it was rather bland.

Here is a list of some chocolates that may be more available in your area.

http://vegnews.com/articles/page.do?pageId=4371&catId=2
02-10-2014 12:29 AM
mlee Hi guys, lately I've been craving for my favorite chocolates - maltesers. I was wondering if there are any vegan chocolates that I can buy instead or vegan chocolate recipes that would taste like Maltesers that I can try at home? Thanks!

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